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Aarrggghh!

I get so angry at myself for being shy and socially awkward! It`s stupid! If it weren`t for my wife knocking me over the head and taking me back to her 'cave' I would probably never have gotten married. I feel for all of you. It seems in my case it doesn`t get any better with age and I have tried through the years over and over to change. Hope the best for all the rest of my shy brothers and sisters. I know how hard it is and I`m sorry but I have no remedy. When I open my mouth I say the wrong things and God forbid someone ask me a question I`m not prepared for... I stay mad at myself for days for bumbling along trying to think of an answer. If I do think of an answer at the moment the question is put it is usually so ridiculous I almost stun myself then I play back what I said and kick myself for about a week for being so stupid. Being shy is tough! Good luck to you all.
aintlifegreat aintlifegreat 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2010

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"When I open my mouth I say the wrong things and God forbid someone ask me a question I`m not prepared for... I stay mad at myself for days for bumbling along trying to think of an answer. If I do think of an answer at the moment the question is put it is usually so ridiculous I almost stun myself then I play back what I said and kick myself for about a week for being so stupid. "<br />
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This is me to a T. When someone asks me a question I'm not prepared for I stutter and say something so off that I just want the ground to swallow me up instantly. And like you I stew about it for DAYS cause I know I sounded like an idiot! I hate being shy! I wish I had tried to work thru it when I was younger....